'''Google''' is an American multinational corporation|multinational technology company
specializing in Internet
-related services and products. These include online advertising
technologies, Web search engine|search
, cloud computing
, and software
[See: List of Google products.]
Most of its profits are derived from AdWords
an online advertising service that places advertising near the list of search results.
Google was founded by Larry Page
and Sergey Brin
while they were Doctor of Philosophy|Ph.D.
students at Stanford University
. Together, they own about 14 percent of its shares and control 56 percent of the stockholder voting power through supervoting stock
. They incorporated Google as a privately held company on September 4, 1998. An...